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  1. Ride-sharing companies fear they're being driven out of New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | NJ.com

    In a March 2014 photo, a LYFT car makes it's way a San Antonio street with the signature pink mustache. Ride-hailing companies are criticizing proposed legislation they say could drive them out of New Jersey.

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  2. Rock Springs Teen wins National Junior Duck Stamp ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | County 10 News

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday announced a pair of wood ducks was selected to appear on the 2015-2016 Federal Junior Duck Stamp. The design for the new stamp, painted by 17-year-old Andrew Kneeland of Rock Springs, Wyo., was chosen by a panel of judges at the national Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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  3. New Jersey grapples with how, whether to regulate Uber, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    In this Feb. 9, 2015 file photo, taxi cabs line the street outside the State House in Trenton, N.J. Lawmakers are betting they can strike the right balance with new legislation aimed at making ridesharing services or transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft safer. But many are skeptical, including the firms themselves.

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  4. Campaign Begins In Arizona To Make Recreational Marijuana LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    A member of the Daya Foundation, a local non-profit organization, trims a cannabis plant at a lab in Santiago on April 7, 2015. Chile's congressional health committee approved a bill Monday that would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for private recreational or medicinal use, sending it to the floor for a full debate.

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  5. Pinwheels highlight need for preventing child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Easley Progress

    The spinning blue pinwheels signify the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Despite Pickens County's relatively small population, the county regularly ranks among the worst in the state for child abuse.

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  6. Problematic PARCCRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    A number of Cape school systems recently took part in PARCC, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, a new national standardized test that is up for consideration as the heir apparent to the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, or MCAS. Computer glitches, confusion, and general malaise, however, should perhaps signal to the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that it might want to put the brakes on PARCC, at least for now.

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  7. Us Sba announces 2015 winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    CONCORD – The U.S. Small Business Administration and the New Hampshire Bankers Association announced its 2015 New Hampshire Small Business Award winners recognizing outstanding small business owners throughout the state. Scott Johnson, president and founder of Certified Retail Solutions in Dover, has been named New Hampshire's Small Business Person of the Year.

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  8. Quality Assurance AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the Quality Assurance Analyst. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  9. Office AssistantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the Office Assistant. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  10. AVP, Compliance & AuditRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the AVP, Compliance & Audit. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  11. The Republican Budget: Who Wins?.. and Who Loses?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Skanner

    In the House and Senate budget proposals for fiscal year 2016, passed with only Republican votes at the end of March, there are big winners and big losers. The big winners are defense spending and contractors and very wealthy people and powerful special interests.

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  12. NHTSA cautions owners of 2007 model vehicles (or older) on brake pipe corrosionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Model year 2007 and earlier vehicles may be susceptible to brake pipe corrosion that can occur after seven to eight years of exposure to winter road salts. If brake pipe corrosion is not properly addressed, there is the potential of brake pipe failure which could result in a crash.

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  13. Revisionist Black History MonthRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2009 | Examiner.com

    This whopper deserves all the attention it can get. Again, it shows the ignorance and contempt of the electorate liberals depend on.

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  14. Daniel Lev, Attorney, Pierce Atwood LLP to Speak at KC's...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR.com

    New York, NY, April 18, 2015 -- -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Daniel Lev, Attorney will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Biotech and Diagnostic Patents Risks: What You Need to Know Live Webcast". This event is scheduled for July 07, 2015 from 12:00pm 2:00pm .

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  15. Easy-to-Use ezPaycheck Payroll Software Helps Virginia Small Businesses Create Advanced PaychecksRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR.com

    Take a test drive at www.halfpricesoft.com Houston, TX, April 18, 2015 -- -- "Businesses can now offer advanced payment for employees easily with the ezPaycheck payroll software," says Dr Ge. Small Businesses in Texas that want to offer employees advanced paychecks can easily process these with ezPaycheck payroll software from Halfpricesoft.com.

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  16. Lawsuits Over Net Neutrality BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    The Federal Communications Commission published its new Net neutrality rules to the Federal Register on Monday, April 12, meaning the rules will go into effect 60 days from that date, on June 12. But lawyers are already getting involved. So far, two ISPs and four trade groups have filed six separate lawsuits.

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  17. SBA Designates E-Logic, Inc. as a HUBZone certified companyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Logic, Inc., a trailblazer in the booming IT industry, recently announced it has secured the U.S. Small Business Administration HUBZone Certification . This certification program stimulates economic development and creates jobs by providing Federal contracting preferences to small HUBZone certified businesses.

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  18. TJB hosts NY breakfast for Penns teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    In its continuing quest to raise funds, Team Jamaica Bickle will hold its second annual breakfast today at the St Luke's Episcopal Church Hall, 777, 222nd Street in Bronx, New York. The breakfast is another fundraising-community awareness event on TJB's annual calendar to underwrite its huge hospitality undertaking at the annual Penn Relays, where it provides transportation, accommodation, coordination and assistance, meals, and other services to some 650 athletes and coaches.

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  19. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    DOWN: To reports indicating there is an increase in abuse and neglect cases in Wood County - attributed in part to increases in drug abuse. According to Wood County Assistant Prosecutor Jodie Boylen, 65 percent of the cases so far this year have involved addiction in the home.

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  20. Campaign begins in Arizona to make recreational ma...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow possession, cultivation and consumption of small amounts of pot for recreational use. Supporters have until July of next year to obtain the signatures of 150,642 registered voters in the politically conservative state in order to get their initiative placed on the November 2016 ballot, election officials said.

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